Tag Archives: Scottish Politics

Never Mind IndyRef2. We need to be Better Together.

This weekend, 2 years to the date of the Scottish Independence referendum, we see a whole load of events taking place. There was a rally for Hope over Fear in George Square in Glasgow yesterday. There are other events today … Continue reading

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Infamy, Infamy…They’ve got it in fae me

The Twitterverse is where it all seems to be happening these days. It is a strange old world,frequented by celebrities, politicians, journalists, and generally anyone that has an axe to grind over something or another. It is a pretty wild … Continue reading

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Simply to Say

In this uncertain world that we live in, for all It’s worry, happiness, joy, fears and troubles. One thing that I would like to leave behind me, including my love for my country, and the desire for its Independence, which … Continue reading

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All Under One Banner

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Naming and Shaming

Oscar Wilde wrote: “In old days men had the rack. Now they have the Press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth … Continue reading

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A Material Change of Circumstance

It seems just like yesterday when Nicola Sturgeon told all and sundry that the SNP and Scottish Government would not be pushing for a second Scottish Independence referendum in the foreseeable future, and that would only transpire if there was … Continue reading

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Why YES Is Not SNP

Now that headline ” Why YES Is Not SNP” may immediately get some some peoples backs up! Bear with me though. I am not having a go at the SNP, I am simply saying things as I see them. Seemingly … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Unions

Once upon a time way back in 1707 , 125 Lords and Commissioners outvoted 102 Lords and Commissioners to pass the Scottish Act of Union with England. the Duke of Queensberry was largely responsible for the successful passage of the … Continue reading

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Indie EU or out of it?

Can we draw breath for a moment? The political Insanity since the Brexit referendum has been off the scale! The Tories having knifed each other to death, are now forming themselves back into the Tories we all know and love….Self … Continue reading

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The Thistle

  The Thistle I grew a thistle but it died Along with my hopes denied For Independence, to be Free for my Country and for me I woke again this morn With my hopes again reborn Not one thistle on … Continue reading

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